Cameron White scored 75 off just 43 balls © Getty Images
Cameron White scored 75 off just 43 balls © Getty Images

 

Jan 29, 2014

 

Cameron White and Aaron Finch slammed half-centuries to help Australia set a huge target of 214 against England in their first Twenty20 International at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart on Wednesday.

 

White and Finch put up a 106-run stand for the first wicket to put Australia in complete command over England, as the hosts gained command in the first game of the three-match series.

 

White scored a quick 43-ball 75 with the help of four sixes and six boundaries, whereas Finch slammed five boundaries and three sixes to score a rapid 52.

 

For England, Stuart Broad was the pick among the bowlers with one for 25 off his four overs.

 

Brief scores:

 

Australia 213 for 4 in 20 overs (Cameron White 75, Aaron Finch 52, Chris Lynn 37*; Stuart Broad 1 for 25) vs England

 

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